Tamron’s 70-180mm Lens Creates a Trio of Zooms for Sony E-Mount

The latest Tamron telephoto lens is light, fast, and budget-friendly.

Tamron revealed it was developing the 70-180mm F2.8 and 3 primes last October for the Sony E-mount full-frame cameras. Now, we know the price and availability of the 70-180mm F2.8 Di III VXD.

The lens is constructed from 19 elements in 14 groups, including XLD (eXtra Low Dispersion), LD (Low Dispersion), GM (Glass Molded Aspherical) and hybrid aspherical lens elements. It’s also coated with BBAR-G2 (Broad-Band Anti-Reflection Generation 2) to suppress ghosting and flare.

It’s light and compact, measuring 5.9″ (149mm) long with a diameter of 3.2″ (81mm) while weighing 810g.

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